Moving beyond ‘No’

Yes, I’ve been reading. But we’ll come back to that. When I got talking to people in Granby in Liverpool, about seven years ago now, they asked me to help them get over a very specific problem: “We all know what we don’t want. We don’t want our houses to be knocked down. So we’ve …

Wake up and love more: Kate Tempest

  “The myth of the individual Has left us disconnected┬álost and pitiful” I had no idea when I wrote this post that Kate Tempest was up for the Mercury Prize, but she was and I’m glad to see it bringing her so much more renown, followers and, I hope, sales. Ôť╣ If you’re listening much …

Wirral West and its Shining Shore

Having spent much of yesterday afternoon and evening in Wirral West, as one of the many people there helping the local Labour candidate Margaret Greenwood get elected, I decide to go back to the constituency today, as I take a day off from all forms of working. Today I’m reflecting on my happiness that Jeremy …